PhotoTacs - An Image-based Cell Phone Interface

Publication Type:

Conference Proceedings


M.J. Astrauskas


ASSETS 2008 – 10th ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Sheridan Printing, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (2008)


As new features have been added to cellular phones, their user interfaces have become increasingly complex, making it difficult for people with cognitive or visual impairments to use them. This paper describes the development and preliminary testing of a simplified, intuitive image-based cell phone interface.


Categories and Subject Descriptors: K.4.2 [Computers and Society]: Social Issues - Assistive technologies for persons with disabilities C.5.3 [Computer System Implementation]: Microcomputers - Portable devices (e.g., laptops, personal digital assistants) General Terms: Design, Human Factors


Michael J. Astrauskas

Michael J. Astrauskas

Undergrad Student Researcher